Saturday, July 31, 2010

here are my flea market and antique shop finds!

First find, this mermaid ornament for $6.99.  I know a lot, but I love it!  Also, I wanted to join some of the famous that have purchased from this antique shop.  I now join the buying likes of Barbara Streisand and Sally Struthers.  :)  I'm sure they bought more expensive items than I did.  Oh, and I was in Kennebunk, Wells, Ogunquit, and Cape Neddick, Maine.  ;)  I enjoyed 3 days with my Mom and Dad by the sea...Ahhhh!
  Next, a cast iron starfish that I placed with some of our beach stone collection from Maine and a chippy garden ornament. This is on my front porch.
 My next find, a cheese board with glass dome included.  So, I took some grass and added the 3 plastic robin eggs.  All made for $8.00 total! 

Another chippy garden ornament for $3.00! I love these! And below an old sap bucket with some Farmer's Market sunflowers that I bought today.  They are so sunny. ;)





A coffee sack for $3.00, which I wrapped with a cloth ribbon and a wooden antique bowl for $7.00

Lastly, this feather ticking pillow, new (not used ;)).  All said and done I spent $47.00 and some change.  Not bad for vacation, huh?  Have a wonderful weekend friends of the hive! ;)Alyssa

THIS POST IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY Mel

11 comments:

  1. Fun finds! I love shopping in Maine. :)

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  2. What amazing finds! I especially love the mermaid ornament!

    Sigh... I cannot wait to visit Maine someday ♥

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  3. Is Mel a new addition? I'm slowly (or quickly) losing my mind! You are a natural decorator, Alyssa!

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  4. Looks like so much fun! I want to visit Maine someday, I have heard about several great little shops to visit. I love your cast iron starfish

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  5. Everything is fab..You always make your displays look perfect!! Mel is too cute for words..xx

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  6. I would say you did a great job! I love all of your finds!
    ~Elissa

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  7. You found some fabulous stuff! Thanks for becoming a follower-I look forward to following you too!!

    Trisha

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  8. Oh my goodness... Mel is adorable!!
    Sounds like you had a great trip, and you found some fabulous things for such great deals! LOVE that pillow and the mermaid!

    ~ Jo :)

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  9. Thanks so much for stopping by Blue Cricket Design & commenting on my feature post. I'd love for you to visit me at my blog sometime!

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  10. What fun finds! Thanks for stopping by Red Hen Home and leaving such nice comments!

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  11. Cute puppy!
    Nyce blog!
    Kisses and regards from Croatia.
    Zondra Art

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I read every sweet comment and thank you for enjoying boston bee. health, love, creativity, and happiness to you ;)Alyssa